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Check out the 4 most popular spots in Houston's Spring Branch Central neighborhood

Pho Luc. | Photo: Nicol C./Yelp (Photo: Nicol C./Yelp)

Visiting Spring Branch Central, or just looking to better appreciate what it has to offer? Get to know this Houston neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a sandwich spot to a Cajun restaurant.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Spring Branch Central, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. Las Tortas Perronas

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Topping the list is Mexican spot Las Tortas Perronas, which offers sandwiches and juices and smoothies. Located at 1837 Bingle Road, it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting five stars out of 483 reviews on Yelp.

This popular spot has a menu full of Mexico City-style tortas, with options like steak, ham, chicken, pork and cheese. Look for specific options like the Lamnada with pork leg, chorizo and egg, as well as the Chilanga with ham, breaded skirt steak, franks and melted cheese. Customers can also choose from a variety of pure fruit juices or milk-based smoothies. 

2. H Mart 

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Next up is international grocery store and Korean spot H Mart, serving seafood and more, situated at 1302 Blalock Road With 4.5 stars out of 363 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.

This franchise has more than 60 outposts nationwide. The store provides Korean and American grocery items, as well as fresh meat, produce and dairy items. H Mart also has a food court with lots of vendors and a seating area.

3. Pho Luc Lac

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Vietnamese, Asian fusion and Thai spot Pho Luc Lac is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 9457 Kempwood Drive, 4.5 stars out of 173 reviews.

Pho Luc Lac serves up appetizers, pho, vermicelli and fried rice. Consider the restaurant's signature dish, the Mi Quang, with shrimp, pork, quail egg, peanuts and rice crackers, as well as the Bun Bo Hue, an authentic Vietnamese noodle soup made with spicy beef, pork, pig blood in cubes, pig's feet, beef shank and pork ham.

4. Crab Ave

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Crab Ave, a Cajun/Creole spot that offers chicken wings, seafood and more, is another much-loved neighborhood go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 135 Yelp reviews. Head over to 9435 Kempwood Drive to see for yourself.

At Crab Ave, seafood lovers have their choice of Cajun or garlic-style boiled crawfish (when in season), clams, mushrooms, shrimp and crab legs. The menu also includes sides, fried rice, noodle soup and chicken wings. (Check out the entire menu here.)


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